[vlc-devel] [PATCH] 1-of-3: vlc-1.1.0 network poll timeout

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Sat Jun 26 16:58:43 CEST 2010

On Saturday 26 June 2010 09:58:24 Frank Enderle, you wrote:
> well - maybe i'm wrong.. but if i use SO_KEEPALIVE i'd have to configure
> the system using procfs/sysctl for the timeout. in my case this is not
> really a problem, so i guess i could use the SO_KEEPALIVE feature, but
> as a user of libvlc i would like to be able to configure the timeout on
> a per application base and without root permission.

It smells like you have a solution looking for a problem rather than a problem 
looking for a solution. TCP keep-alives do a completely different thing than 
receive timers.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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